Field Technician Specialist

Hamilton, ON

Join a waste management company with headquarters in Toronto, ON that operates in all provinces in Canada, and currently employs more than 9,000 people. This company is the only major diversified environmental company in North America that offers services in solid waste, liquid waste, and soil remediation providing a consolidated and sophisticated approach to meeting our customers’ needs.

If you are a dedicated, hard-working individual who prides yourself on giving superior customer service, APPLY TODAY!


What’s in it for you?


  • Compensation up to $31.02/HR
  • Full extended health, dental and vision coverage
  • RRSP matching and much more


Location: Hamilton, ON




  • Conduct field level assessment in respond to customer enquires • Assist in developing job scope and requirements on field projects
  • Select and utilize appropriate PPE for the task at hand
  • Sample / test waste to determine transport, packaging, and disposal requirements
  • Ensure waste is classified and disposed of in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Perform lab packing on small containers according to proper waste packaging protocols
  • Complete all manifest / TDG paperwork to accompany the waste pick up
  • Complete and submit Daily Toolboxes, FLHA’s and Near Misses/Haz ID’s
  • Participate and contribute to GFL’s Safety Program
  • Participation in field projects such as confined space entry, demolition, and bone-yard clean ups
  • Supervision of project work and ensure all activities adhere to GFL’s safety program
  • Provide facility support and process work when required
  • Operate small equipment such as, skid steer, forklift, man lift, transfer pumps etc.
  • Involved with execution of chemical and petroleum transfers
  • Participation in other projects that are deemed out of scope or require more planning and preparation
  • Active participant in all Incident and Emergency Response work as required




  • Post-secondary education in environmental sciences, chemistry, biology or equivalent.
  • Physically fit and agile as work is primarily in outdoor field settings
  • Prior experience in hazardous waste industry or related field would be a definite asset, especially in spill cleanups, demolition and abatements work.
  • Working knowledge in BC Hazardous Waste Regulation, Transportation of Dangerous Goods and WHMIS preferred but not necessary
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible shifts and extended hours, weekends and travel away from home as business demands
  • Must be willing and able to work through difficult weather conditions and challenging work site environments
  • Fit for work every day including being clean shaven
  • Technical knowledge in lab packing, unknown identification and hazard assessments are desirable.
  • Ability to perform physical tasks including shoveling, lifting, moving containers and other heavy materials
  • Energetic, detail oriented with excellent organizational, problem solving, time management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic self-starter with a strong work ethic and proven track record for success
  • Adaptive to constant changes in business environment and demands
  • Reliable team player that is supportive of co-workers
  • Prior knowledge in First Aid / CPR, H2S Alive, Fall Protection awareness would be an asset
  • Good computer skills including effective use of all Microsoft software
  • Valid Class 5 driver license; previous commercial driving experience would be an asset



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